I was effectively paralysed from the neck downwards. Arthur Horrocks was not the kind to shout about it, but he could reflect that he was making strides in the world on the warm Saturday morning in April 1989 when he packed up his yellow Triumph Toledo and set off for a day of football, leaving behind his wife, their young sons, and their home in middle class suburbia. There was a curtain partitioning the gym, injured people were being treated in a small portion at the Kop end. Who is David Duckenfield, the police chief facing Hillsborough charge? .css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link{color:#3F3F42;}.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited{color:#696969;}.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited{font-weight:bolder;border-bottom:1px solid #BABABA;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link:hover,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited:hover,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link:focus,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited:focus{border-bottom-color:currentcolor;border-bottom-width:2px;color:#B80000;}@supports (text-underline-offset:0.25em){.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited{border-bottom:none;-webkit-text-decoration:underline #BABABA;text-decoration:underline #BABABA;-webkit-text-decoration-thickness:1px;text-decoration-thickness:1px;-webkit-text-decoration-skip-ink:none;text-decoration-skip-ink:none;text-underline-offset:0.25em;}.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link:hover,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited:hover,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link:focus,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited:focus{-webkit-text-decoration-color:currentcolor;text-decoration-color:currentcolor;-webkit-text-decoration-thickness:2px;text-decoration-thickness:2px;color:#B80000;}}Tap here for Hillsborough: The 96 who died. There was more chaos and confusion, with unbridled joy for some and quiet desperation for others, as they waited for the train that was due in later that night. As I climbed the steps, the Nottingham Forest supporters I walked past turned their heads, uncomprehending, as they saw my face. “Typical of Arthur to have been willing to take it,” says Golding. The car was as much the 41-year-old’s pride and joy as the redbrick house – Town Lane, Bebington, Wirral – for which he and Susan had moved out of Liverpool to settle and bring up their children - Jamie and Jon, aged eight and six on the morning he left. I don’t believe I ever got tuned into the game. Once I had both feet on the perimeter track all that was holding me to the pen, to the crush, was the tail of my jacket. Definitely my left ear. They were stationary, with an incremental tightening of the space and a growing sense of helplessness. I made my way into the South Stand. The tragedy was largely attributed to mistakes by the police. They didn’t know what to do – nobody knew what to do. I was four to five feet away from the gate in the perimeter fence, which was slightly to my left. Golding was able to shout an instruction to his brother and to Nicola. Interactive facewall showing profiles, as new inquests conclude the 96 victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster were unlawfully killed. “It draws a line for us,” says Golding. Now my life was being squeezed out of me. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Horrocks was placed at the side of the pitch where an ambulance crew, with their own trolley, collected him. Golding had been helped out onto the pitch himself and ushered by a policewoman into a van which had doubled as a TV outside broadcast vehicle when he saw his uncle again - immediately identifiable by the arm of his distinctive leather jacket, hanging from a St John’s Ambulance collapsible trolley being wheeled across the edge of the pitch. He always grabbed life and loved it and we’ll never know what might have lay ahead for him. He approached the first of the group to return – Golding’s friend Alan Pybis – and took him to the ground to find the others. She was in court to hear yesterday’s judgement delivered and evidently felt some sense of an ending at last. Some collapsed and lay prostrate on the pitch. These were desperate people trying to escape from horror. Hillsborough disaster. With my right leg free, I had most of my body weight to haul my left leg out – again I lost the shoe. Arthur Horrocks and his sons Jamie (left) and Jon (right), Hillsborough disaster: The story of Arthur Horrocks, one of the 96, I lost a school friend in the Hillsborough disaster.

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